The 1st Folk Song Book of Nippon.

Tokyo: Edition Kawai Gakufu, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. Item #12017

12.25" x 9.5". 185pp. Tan cloth hardcover in dust wrapper. Fine condition. Dust jacket has edge wear and one .5" tear and small chip in top of front panel, else VG+ condition. Each section begins with a colored paper leaf with an intricate design. Additional illustrations consist of black and white reproductions of stamps and other black and white brush designs. The contents includes sections devoted to work songs, dance songs, banquet songs, modern folk songs and an appendix with historical information on folk songs and historical events as well as a song index.

Price: $40.00